Written by Dean Nicholls
A recently announced specialist court for ‘blockbuster’ trials is expected to reinforce London’s reputation as the centre of global litigation, says Dean Nicholls of Gordon Dadds
In recent years, London’s courts have been the venue of choice for some of the most complex and highest-value litigation in the world. In particular, parties from Russia and the CIS region have deluged the courts with their disputes.
After a long and bitterly contested trial, in 2012 the High Court rejected Boris Berezovsky’s $4.7 billion claim that Roman Abramovich had intimidated him into selling shares in Russian oil giant Sibneft…
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